Robocalls

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Joe DeStio
November 29, 2019 - 7:10 am
A new law goes into effect next week in Pennsylvania that could provide some relief to annoying robocalls.
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Jennifer Bloodworth
November 25, 2019 - 2:35 pm
The state Insurance Commissioner says there are more automated calls during ACA open enrollment, and that consumers should be wary of any unsolicited health insurance sales calls.
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Holiday season is also scam season.
Joe DeStio
Joe DeStio
November 19, 2019 - 3:46 pm
PITTSBURGH (KDKA Radio) - Holiday season is also scam season. Phishing scams, fake calls from the I.R.S., phony checks in the mail are all more common this time of year when consumers are already stressed about finances. Better Business Bureau of Western PA President and CEO Warren King advises...
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Jennifer Bloodworth
August 22, 2019 - 2:06 pm
HARRISBURG (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — No more robocalls? A dozen major phone companies have reached an agreement with attorneys general nationwide to prevent illegal robocalls. AT&T, Bandwidth, CenturyLink, Charter, Comcast, Consolidated, Frontier, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, Verizon, and...
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In June 2019, Allegheny County recorded 35 million robocalls.
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June 06, 2019 - 11:55 am
The Latest on fighting robocalls
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May 23, 2019 - 3:34 pm
The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans .
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May 15, 2019 - 12:49 pm
New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S.
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